Wabash F7 1189 leads the NS Santa Train west out of Decatur. For one weekend each December, this classic unit leaves its home at the Monticello Railway Museum and does 4-5 trips each day between D... (more)
Monticello Railway Museum and Norfolk Southern every December put on a kick ass Christmas Special that runs between Decatur to Illiopolis and back that runs on the Illinois Division's Springfield-... (more)
Three ways to see Colorado’s Royal Gorge can be seen in this view at the west end of the canyon at Parkdale on June 6, 2011. As a raft floats eastward on the Arkansas River, it passes the Canon Ci... (more)
Prior to 2017, I had to travel far & wide for elaborate Santa-type trains. Now? It's a local call. O&NW kicked off their 2017 Polar Express runs with former CRR F3 #800 restored in its as-deliv... (more)
Bringing up the rear of this afternoon's Murder Mystery Lunch Train, FWRY 100 crosses an original Southern Pacific bridge on its way to Piru before it leads the return trip back to Fillmore.
Making its final approach to the Loose Caboose Christmas Tree Farm, FWRY 100 looks sharp in the mid-afternoon light as it leads the westbound 2PM train toward its destination. Once there, passenge... (more)
The first weekend of O&NW Polar Express runs featured #800 leading southward with #1510 in trail and #1030 leading northward. That only lasted three days and #1030 was removed from the train and ... (more)
Crossing the 1902-built steel truss that spans part of the Santa Clarita riverbed, FWRY 100 leads the 2PM edition of the Christmas Tree Train west out of Fillmore with a final destination at the L... (more)
The Battle Rages On - Thomas Fire, Day 6. As the Fillmore & Western Railway's first westbound train since the start of the now 155,000-acre Thomas Fire trundles along as part of the 10AM C... (more)
With the afternoon lunch train a success, the F-unit sandwiched train pauses in Fillmore as the crew prepares for the evening's run of the dinner train.
As the sun quickly heads for the horizon to bring another short, December day to a close, FWRY 100 leads the afternoon's run of the "Murder Mystery" lunch train back to Fillmore as it pa... (more)
Passing through the newly planted orchards just east of the town of Fillmore, FWRY 100 leads this afternoon's edition of the "Murder Mystery" home following a pleasant trip to Piru.
Pausing for a stop at Bennett's Honey Farm in Buckhorn, FWRY 100 waits patiently on the point of this afternoon's "Murder Mystery" lunch train during the return trip to Fillmore. For thi... (more)
Sometimes you have to remember the lyrics, "believe half of what you see and none of what you hear". 75th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train had been planned to run with "special" power for months ahe... (more)